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The Surplus Land Act: Help or Hindrance for Cities Pursuing Community Development?

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July 25, 2023 By Mark Sawicki, Director The original purpose of the Surplus Land Act (“SLA”) was to provide affordable housing developers with notification and opportunity to acquire land from cities and districts where the local agency had no use for the land. Three years ago, the SLA was amended to restrict the definition of […]

EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant Awarded to South Gate

South Gate EPA Assessment Grant

September 26, 2022 By Cindy Blot, Senior Associate On May 12, 2022, the City of South Gate (“City”) was awarded a $500,000 Citywide Brownfields Assessment Grant from the United States Environment Protection Agency (“EPA”). The grant will be utilized to support redevelopment efforts focusing on three main corridors in the City of South Gate. Environmental […]

Ridgecrest Successor Agency Bond Disclosure Reports

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June 29, 2021 The Successor Agency to the Ridgecrest Redevelopment Agency has retained RSG to draft and submit Bond Disclosure Reports for FYs 2017-18 to 2021-22 to fulfill the requirements of the Form of Continuing Disclosure Certificate (“Disclosure Certificate”) for the 2018 Tax Allocation Refunding Bonds (“2018 TARB”). To satisfy the requirements of the Disclosure […]